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PwC quits Angolan companies accused of looting government funds

As he faces charges of misusing more than $1 billion in state funds, the husband of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos ...

Palestinians angered by Trump plan for Mideast peace

Palestinian prime minister Mohammed Shtayyeh on Monday urged international powers to boycott US President Donald Trump's "peace plan" which they ...

Survivors recount horrors of the Holocaust

When the Nazis invaded Poland, overnight, nine-year-old Theodor Meron became "a refugee, out of school, out of childhood and constantly ...

Couple in Ireland imprisoned after mutilating daughter's genitalia

DUBLIN, Ireland - A 37-year old man and his 27-year old wife each been sentenced to around five years in ...

Tributes flow for NBA legend Kobe Bryant, killed in helicopter crash

LOS ANGELES - The sports world, particularly the NBA and the broader basketball community, is shocked at the news that ...

Trump describes impeachment as massive election interference

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump claimed Sunday that his lawyers "absolutely shredded" Democrats' case that he should be ...

Politics playing big part in rushed presentation of Mideast peace plan

WASHINGTON, DC - A blueprint the White House is rolling out to resolve the decades-long conflict between the Israelis and ...

Coaching centre collapse in Indian capital claims lives

DELHI, India - Five people have been killed in a building collapse in the Indian capital of Delhi. Another 3 ...

Turkish Court Defies Europe, Leaves Philanthropist Behind Bars

ISTANBUL - An Istanbul court has defied the European Court of Human Rights, ruling in favor of the continued detention ...

Texans coach O'Brien adds GM duties

The Houston Texans have formally added the general manager title to head coach Bill O'Brien's responsibilities, team owner Cal McNair ...

New UN finance panel to push Global Goals forward

On Tuesday, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande and Mona Juul, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council, ECOSOC, introduced a joint ...

Cardiff begin legal action over transfer of tragic Sala

London - Cardiff City have made a legal complaint in a French court to "fully understand" the events surrounding the ...

Man Utd close to completing Fernandes deal - reports

London - Manchester United are confident of completing the transfer of Portuguese international midfielder Bruno Fernandes after a breakthrough in ...

Griffiths quits Saracens as Premiership confirm new points penalty

London - Edward Griffiths resigned as interim chief executive of disgraced Saracens with immediate effect just 26 days into a ...

AB wants another crack at BBL after debut season

Cape Town - Former Proteas star batsman AB de Villiers revealed that he would love to return to the Big ...

Trump's Mideast peace plan: from idea to reality

US President Donald Trump, who has announced his long promised "ultimate deal" for Israeli-Palestinian peace, has since coming to office ...

'Dangerous' to crop African voices on climate: Uganda activist

Africa is on the frontlineof climate change, and it is crucial to listen to voices from the continent in global ...

The challenges facing South African cricket

Johannesburg - When South Africa won the first Test against England last month it seemed a fresh dawn under former ...

US Beefs Up Screening of Travelers for New Virus from China

WASHINGTON - U.S. health officials are expanding their checks of international travelers for signs of a worrisome new virus from ...

Kenya Hospital Quarantines Student with Coronavirus-like Symptoms

NAIROBI - A student who arrived in Kenya from China Tuesday has been quarantined in Nairobi after exhibiting coronavirus-like symptoms. ...

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Turkish Court Defies Europe, Leaves Philanthropist Behind Bars

ISTANBUL - An Istanbul court has defied the European Court of Human Rights, ruling in favor of the continued detention ...

U.S. Forces Recover Two Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Afghanistan

Helicopter-borne U.S. forces have recovered the remains of two personnel killed when a military communications aircraft went down in a ...

Turkey Journalists Protest Press Pass Cancellations

WASHINGTON - Members of Turkey's largest journalism trade union rallied outside Ankara's Communications Directorate on Monday to protest the government's ...

As Tajikistan's Muslims feel more heat, mosque turned into cinema

Authorities in Tajikistan's second-largest city have ordered that a large and popular working mosque be converted into a cinema, in ...

U.S. Forces Recover Bodies From Plane Crash Site In Afghanistan

Helicopter-borne U.S. forces have recovered the remains of the crew killed when a military aircraft went down in a Taliban-controlled ...

Xi says China fighting 'demon' virus as contagion spreads abroad

President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday China was in a struggle against a "demon" epidemic, as the death toll from ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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